Samuel Page

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Samuel Page
Born Samuel L. Elliott
(1976-11-05) November 5, 1976 (age 37)
Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin, U.S.
Other names Samuel B. Elliott, Sam Elliott, Sam Page, Nathan Watkins
Occupation Actor
Years active 1999–present

Samuel Page (born Samuel L. Elliott on November 5, 1976) is an American actor. He is credited under the name Sam Page.

Early life[edit]

Page was born in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin. He captained the football and baseball teams at Whitefish Bay High School. He attended Princeton University, where he earned a BA in ecology and evolutionary biology.[1]

Career[edit]

After completing his degree, Page decided to become an actor despite having no high-school acting experience. "I came home and told my mom and dad I was moving to Hollywood to become an actor."[1]

While in Los Angeles, Page appeared on the television shows Popular, 7th Heaven, Undressed, and Men, Women & Dogs. In New York City, he was cast in 2002 as Trey Kenyon on the daytime soap opera All My Children.

Page had a recurring role in American Dreams and guest starred in other series, such as CSI: Miami and Wicked Science. In 2005 he was cast as Jesse Parker on Fox's supernatural drama Point Pleasant. In 2006, he had a starring role on the CBS drama series Shark. He played Joan Holloway's fiancé and then husband, Greg Harris, on Mad Men, and in 2010 he appeared in a multi-episode arc on ABC's Desperate Housewives as Sam, son of Rex Van de Kamp (Steven Culp) and stepson of Bree Hodge (Marcia Cross).[2]

In 2008, Page appeared in will.i.am's video "Yes We Can" in support of Barack Obama's presidential bid, along with numerous other celebrities.

In addition to television, Page's film credits include The Brotherhood, Prison of the Dead, and Micro Mini-Kids.

Page was featured as one of People magazine's most eligible bachelors in June 2002.[3]

In 2010, Page played Colin Forrester, a young college professor and Serena's new love interest in the fourth season of The CW's Gossip Girl. Colin was also Juliet Sharp (Katie Cassidy) and Ben Donovan's (David Call) cousin.

Page appeared on the cover of the February 2011 issue of J.Crew's clothing catalogue and magazine.

In 2012, Page had a starring role in the Lifetime film In the Dark as Jeff, an aide hired to assist a beautiful young artist recently blinded in a tragic car accident that claimed the lives of her husband and child. However, he soon begins to stalk and terrorize the woman who has become so dependent on him.

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2000 Prison of the Dead Calvin Direct-to-video
2001 Brotherhood, TheThe Brotherhood Chris Chandler Direct-to-video; credited as Nathan Watkins
2001 Micro Mini-Kids Blake Direct-to-video; credited as Samuel Elliott
2005 Wish You Were Here David Dunsmore
2005 Cruel World Daniel Anderson
2008 Finish Line Mitch Camponella Television film
2009 Slave David Dunsmore
2009 Falling Up Buck
2010 United Monster Talent Agency, TheThe United Monster Talent Agency David Short film
2011 Starsucker Pete Thump Short film
2011 Proper Send-Off, AA Proper Send-Off Paul Short film
2011 Annie Claus Is Coming to Town Ted Television film
2012 Valediction Miles Thomas Short film
2012 Imaginary Friend Robert Television film
2013 In the Dark Jeff Television film
2014 Serial Daters Anonymous Kyle
2015 1915 James In post-production
2015 Tiger Hunter, TheThe Tiger Hunter Kenneth Filming
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1999 Popular Stone Cold Fox boy 3 episodes; credited as Samuel L. Elliott
1999–2000 7th Heaven Brad Landers 3 episodes
2000 Undressed Sam 8 episodes
2001 Men, Women & Dogs Tom Episode: "The Magic Three-Legged Sex Dog"
2002–2003 All My Children Trey Kenyon Role held: March 28, 2002 – March 7, 2003
2003–2004 American Dreams Drew Mandel 12 episodes
2005–2006 Point Pleasant Jesse Parker Main cast; 13 episodes
2005 CSI: Miami Jeff Marshall Episode: "Prey"
2006–2007 Shark Casey Woodland Main cast (season 1); 22 episodes
2008–2012 Mad Men Greg Harris 9 episodes
2009 CSI: NY I.T. guy/Liam Connover Episode: "Communication Breakdown"
2009 Melrose Place Victor Episode: "Vine"
2010–2011 Greek Joel 4 episodes
2010 Desperate Housewives Sam Allen 7 episodes
2010 Gossip Girl Colin Forrester 4 episodes
2010 Event, TheThe Event Rick Episode: "Casualties of War"
2010 Castle Brian Elliott Episode: "Last Call"
2011 Lie to Me George Walker Episode: "Rebound"
2011 Up All Night Dr. Goddard Episode: "Birth"
2012 Switched at Birth Craig Tebbe 8 episodes
2012 Client List, TheThe Client List TJ Braswell Episode: "Turn the Page"
2012 Last Resort Kylie's brother Episode: "Cinderella Liberty"
2013 Scandal Will Caldwell Episode: "Boom Goes the Dynamite"
2013 Necessary Roughness Sam Conte 2 episodes
2014 House of Cards Connor Ellis 4 episodes
2014 Mindy Project, TheThe Mindy Project Andy Episode: "Mindy and Danny"
Web
Year Title Role Notes
2008 Imaginary Bitches Riley Episode: "Only Crazy Girls Quife"
2011 Pacellis, TheThe Pacellis Danny Menapace Episode: "Amos Attack"

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Cryns, Jim (May 6, 2003). "Milwaukee Talks: Sam Page". OnMilwaukee.com. Retrieved March 10, 2010. 
  2. ^ Ausiello, Michael (January 23, 2010). "Exclusive: 'Desperate Housewives' lands 'Mad' man Sam Page". Entertainment Weekly. Time. Retrieved March 8, 2010. 
  3. ^ "The Bachelors". People 57 (24). June 24, 2002. Retrieved March 8, 2010. 

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